Free NBA Picks Today: Memphis Grizzlies vs Los Angeles Clippers 3/29/23

Free NBA Picks Today: Memphis Grizzlies vs Los Angeles Clippers 3/29/23
Wed 29th March 2023

The Memphis Grizzlies (48-27, 33-5 Home), the NBA’s top shooting defense, host the Los Angeles Clippers (40-36, 19-18 Away) on Wednesday. Los Angeles defeated the Chicago Bulls 124-112 at Arena on Monday.

Nicolas Batum had a standout performance with 24 points. The Clippers are the fifth seed in the Western Conference. Memphis is playing the second of a back-to-back after winning their seventh in a row yesterday at FedExForum, beating the Orlando Magic 113-108.

Desmond Bane had 31 points to lead the team. The Grizzlies are the second seed in the Western Conference, three games behind the Denver Nuggets.

The teams are meeting for the final time this season. After winning the only prior season matchup against Memphis 135-129 at Arena on March 5, Los Angeles will be seeking a season sweep. Paul George led the Clippers with 42 points and 11 rebounds. Bane had 30 points in defeat.

George is averaging 23.8 points per game to lead the Clips in scoring this season. George also has dished 5.1 assists per game. Meanwhile, Ivica Zubac is grabbing 10.0 rebounds. Ja Morant (26.8 ppg) has been the primary provider of the Grizzlies’ offense.

He ranks as the ninth-highest scorer in the NBA. Morant also has doled out 8.1 assists per game, seventh-most in the league. Jaren Jackson Jr. has averaged 6.7 rebounds per game. Foes are shooting 45.1% from the field against the Grizzlies, ranking as the stingiest FG% defense in the NBA.

The teams have split their last 10 games at FedExForum (5-5). Memphis has won 12 straight at home this season. Meanwhile, the Grizzlies are 6-4 when playing the second of a back-to-back this season and 3-4 in such games against rested opponents.

The Clippers are 4-3 with a rest advantage. Los Angeles is 7-3 in the last 10 games with an average margin of +5.5 (116.9-111.4). Memphis has gone 9-1 over the last 10, scoring 122.3 points per game on average while holding opponents to 114.7 (+7.6 margin).


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Bones Hyland: 25.7 | 17.1 | +8.5
Mason Plumlee: 14.0 | 23.7 | -9.7
Points per game:
Bones Hyland: 15.7 | 11.8 | +3.9
Rebounds per game:
Ivica Zubac: 7.0 | 10.0 | -3.0


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Luke Kennard: 23.0 | 12.7 | +10.3
Points per game:
Jaren Jackson Jr.: 22.8 | 17.9 | +4.9
Dillon Brooks: 9.8 | 14.0 | -4.3
Rebounds per game:
Ja Morant: 3.0 | 5.8 | -2.8
Assists per game:
Tyus Jones: 7.0 | 5.1 | +1.9

SportsTips’ NBA Pick:

Memphis Grizzlies (-165)

Want up to a $1K risk free bet for this pick?
Claim with betmgm image today!

If you need more news, information and predictions, head over to our NBA hub page for all your basketball needs!

*Odds correct at time of publication, courtesy of BetMGM.

SportsTips covers all the latest betting, odds, picks & predictions news when it comes to major American sports like NFL, NBA, MLB & NHL. If you want to stay up to date with the latest information, SportsTips has you covered!